The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 41 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 16.87% 11.84% 19.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 83.67% 90.00% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 28
Median daily rate £299 £333 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £317 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £345 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.60 £31.51 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+25.67% +32.67%
SQL Server
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
49 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 20.16% 13.16% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 5 29
Median daily rate £297 £345 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.86% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £317 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £393 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Erskine region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 83 (62.88%) Active Directory
2 81 (61.36%) Security Cleared
3 74 (56.06%) SQL
4 72 (54.55%) ITIL
5 70 (53.03%) SC Cleared
6 61 (46.21%) Windows
7 58 (43.94%) Microsoft
8 57 (43.18%) Citrix
9 48 (36.36%) PowerShell
9 48 (36.36%) Windows Server
10 42 (31.82%) JavaScript
11 41 (31.06%) SAN
11 41 (31.06%) HP
11 41 (31.06%) VMware
12 39 (29.55%) DNS
13 36 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (25.00%) DHCP
14 33 (25.00%) Java
15 32 (24.24%) C#
15 32 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (24.24%) jQuery
16 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (22.73%) MS Excel
18 25 (18.94%) Linux
18 25 (18.94%) Release Management
19 23 (17.42%) VBScript
20 22 (16.67%) Degree
21 21 (15.91%) Relational Database
21 21 (15.91%) Configuration Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (13.64%) OpenStack
2 12 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.03%) Apache
6 4 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.27%) lighttpd
7 3 (2.27%) nginx
8 2 (1.52%) IIS
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (31.06%) SAN
2 39 (29.55%) DNS
3 33 (25.00%) DHCP
4 15 (11.36%) Firewall
5 11 (8.33%) NAS
6 8 (6.06%) HTTP
6 8 (6.06%) IPsec
7 7 (5.30%) SMTP
8 6 (4.55%) VPN
9 5 (3.79%) HTTPS
9 5 (3.79%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.03%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.27%) FTP
11 3 (2.27%) IPv4
11 3 (2.27%) IPv6
11 3 (2.27%) Kerberos
11 3 (2.27%) Network Security
11 3 (2.27%) SNMP
11 3 (2.27%) SSH
11 3 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.91%) Relational Database
2 18 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (6.82%) MySQL
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.52%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.52%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.76%) MSI
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 25 (18.94%) Developer
2 17 (12.88%) Applications Developer
3 12 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 10 (7.58%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Applications Support Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Wintel Specialist
8 6 (4.55%) Mobility Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Web Applications Support
8 6 (4.55%) Web Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Web Support Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Administrator
9 5 (3.79%) Web Applications Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) DBA
10 4 (3.03%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 4 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.24%) jQuery
2 15 (11.36%) .NET
3 11 (8.33%) XML
4 10 (7.58%) Middleware
5 5 (3.79%) Regular Expression
6 4 (3.03%) CSS
7 3 (2.27%) Django
7 3 (2.27%) HTML
7 3 (2.27%) LAMP
7 3 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (2.27%) Laravel
7 3 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Clustering
2 18 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (11.36%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.30%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.30%) PKI
5 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.79%) CESG
5 5 (3.79%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.03%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.52%) Replication
7 2 (1.52%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.21%) Windows
2 48 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (18.94%) Linux
5 11 (8.33%) Solaris
6 6 (4.55%) Android
6 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.55%) Windows Phone
7 5 (3.79%) Unix
8 4 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.03%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.27%) Debian
9 3 (2.27%) SUSE
10 2 (1.52%) AIX
10 2 (1.52%) HPUX
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (54.55%) ITIL
2 25 (18.94%) Release Management
3 21 (15.91%) Configuration Management
4 18 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
5 16 (12.12%) ITIL V3
5 16 (12.12%) Test Scripting
6 14 (10.61%) Application Packaging
7 12 (9.09%) High Availability
8 11 (8.33%) Software Distribution
9 9 (6.82%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.06%) Server Building
11 7 (5.30%) ITSM
11 7 (5.30%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.30%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.55%) Conflict Management
12 6 (4.55%) Content Management
12 6 (4.55%) Database Mirroring
12 6 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.55%) Risk Management
13 3 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (56.06%) SQL
2 48 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 42 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 33 (25.00%) Java
5 32 (24.24%) C#
6 23 (17.42%) VBScript
7 16 (12.12%) C++
7 16 (12.12%) VBA
8 14 (10.61%) VB
8 14 (10.61%) VB.NET
8 14 (10.61%) VB6
9 8 (6.06%) Python
10 6 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.79%) Jython
11 5 (3.79%) Perl
11 5 (3.79%) PHP
12 4 (3.03%) C
12 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 81 (61.36%) Security Cleared
2 70 (53.03%) SC Cleared
3 36 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (16.67%) Degree
5 12 (9.09%) MCSA
6 11 (8.33%) MCSE
7 9 (6.82%) MCTS
8 8 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (5.30%) DV Cleared
10 6 (4.55%) MCITP
10 6 (4.55%) MCP
11 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.27%) OCP
11 3 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (62.88%) Active Directory
2 32 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (13.64%) XenApp
4 17 (12.88%) Terminal Services
5 16 (12.12%) Hyper-V
6 15 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.55%) vSphere
8 4 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (6.06%) PowerCLI
3 7 (5.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (4.55%) AirWatch
4 6 (4.55%) Netcool
4 6 (4.55%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.79%) BladeLogic
5 5 (3.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 5 (3.79%) Puppet
5 5 (3.79%) SCOrch
6 4 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (3.03%) SCCM
6 4 (3.03%) SCOM
6 4 (3.03%) SCVMM
6 4 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (3.03%) WSUS
7 3 (2.27%) Cacti
7 3 (2.27%) Munin
7 3 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 57 (43.18%) Citrix
3 41 (31.06%) HP
3 41 (31.06%) VMware
4 18 (13.64%) AppSense
5 14 (10.61%) ILOG
5 14 (10.61%) Oracle
6 11 (8.33%) CA
7 8 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.55%) Apple
8 6 (4.55%) Symantec
8 6 (4.55%) Veritas
9 5 (3.79%) BMC
9 5 (3.79%) Dell
10 4 (3.03%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.03%) arcserve
10 4 (3.03%) Brocade
10 4 (3.03%) Lumension
10 4 (3.03%) Samsung
11 2 (1.52%) Compuware